Seen the Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and Parc Güell? Then you might want to get to know the other side of Barcelona. This route will help you discover a bit of Barcelona from a local's point of view. You will be taken away from the routes every tourist knows, and you'll find places where there are no tourist traps. And best of all, I'll tell you where to find the best place to eat tapas.
Plaça Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Mercat de Sant Antoni, Poble Sec
We'll start right in the middle of Plaça Catalunya. You can get there by train, disembarking at the Catalunya stop. Then make your way to the very centre of the square, and press start.
Places to stop along the way:
The historic building of the University of Barcelona, Mercat de Sant Antoni, Carrer del Parlament, Carrer Blai.
Best time to walk:
This route is best experienced during the daytime; it'd be a shame to walk this route in the dark.
There are many pickpockets in Barcelona. Make sure you keep your belongings safe.
This walk will take you right down to the heart of Barcelona and will show you most of the landmarks that make this city one of the most visited in the world. Amble past old buildings and through narrow streets as Medieval clashes with modern, and... More»